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14 January 2019 7:29 AM Nokia looks to Africa for 2019's fastest mobile development

Nokia head of customer marketing and communications in the middle east and African regions Joachim Wuilmet said the African continent is on the cusp of the next great mobile phone innovation in 2019. Writing in a circular from the multinational telecommunications giant, Wuilmet said mobile subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa rose by 44% in 2017 and smartphone 29

13 January 2019 11:49 AM Cape Town tech firm secures $1.85m funding to expand

WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company founded in Cape Town and incorporated in the UK, has announced an investment of $1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments as part of its Series A funding round. The investment has been secured as the company expands its digital mapping of formal and informally run public transport 23

18 December 2018 10:03 AM Naspers becomes largest firm to list on A2X exchange

Naspers [JSE:NPN] announced on Tuesday that its shares have been approved to trade on the local A2X stock exchange as a secondary listing with effect from December 27, 2018. The global media giant, which is the third largest company by market capitalisation on the Johannesburg Stock Exchnage, said its primary listing on the JSE would be unaffected 32

11 December 2018 8:49 PM Africa's largest fibre company gets $180m cash boost

Liquid Telecom received a $180m (R2.5bn) cash injection from UK development finance institution CDC Group, as Africa’s largest fibre-network operator expands broadband infrastructure across the continent. The investment will give London-based CDC a stake of almost 10% in Liquid, which is majority owned by Mauritius-based Econet Global. The funding will enable 29

10 December 2018 5:46 AM India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test

Adelaide - India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade on Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval with Rishabh Pant equalling a world-record along the way. The hosts were set an improbable target of 323, which would have been a record run chase at the ground but gallantly 37

02 December 2018 7:49 AM Naspers CFO plans 'significant investments' in coming months

Naspers has its sights set on acquisitions as Africa’s largest company by market value targets “significant investments” for its $10bn cash pile in the next couple of months, Chief Financial Officer Basil Sgourdos said. “In the first half of this year we have done about $750m in deals, and there are some near-term opportunities coming up,” Sgourdos said by phone 33

30 November 2018 11:44 AM Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones

Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. President Muhammadu Buhari announced the development during a meeting on Thursday of countries that contribute troops to a multinational 48

28 November 2018 4:15 AM FNB says 'tap and pin' technology at ATMs can reduce transaction time by 20 seconds

Some FNB customers won't have to insert their bank card into ATMs soon, as the bank will roll out "tap and pin" technology across 100 of its ATMs, and others will be upgraded in 2019. This is according to a statement issued by the bank on Tuesday. FNB will be the first bank in SA to offer this contactless innovation at ATMs. It is an effort to improve 101

27 November 2018 4:30 PM Israeli leader to visit Chad and restore relations

Israel's prime minister says he will soon travel to the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations. Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement on Tuesday in a meeting with visiting Chadian President Idriss Deby in Jerusalem. Deby's visit is the first by a president of Chad, a Muslim-majority country that broke off relations with Israel 39

21 November 2018 6:59 PM Fintech policy must be inclusive, MPs hear

Fintech policy that is adopted should be geared towards financial inclusion, members of Parliament have heard. On Wednesday, representatives from Treasury and the Prudential Authority briefed the Standing Committee on Finance on fintech and its role in supporting financial inclusion. Fintech, or financial technology, is new technology used to improve 94